Sickle Cell Disease (Hemoglobinopathies) in Newborns: Screening
Release Date: September 2007
Summary of Recommendation and Evidence
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for sickle cell disease in newborns.
|The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.|
Current as of: September 2013
Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2007.